Aakanksha H Pande
Aakanksha Pande is a Young Professionals at the World Bank where she specializes on health nutrition and population issues in the Middle East and North Africa. With Enis Baris, she is a co-author of the new health sector strategy for MENA-- “Fairness and Accountability in Health Systems and Health States: Transforming Aspirations into Action in the Middle East and North Africa (2013-2018)”. She specializes in statistics and the evaluation of health sector programs which she has worked on in Mexico, India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Her work has been published in peer reviewed academic journals and mainstream media like the New York Times. She holds a PhD in Evaluative Sciences and Statistics (Harvard University), a master’s in Global Health and Population (Harvard School of Public Health), a fellowship in global health (Cambridge University), and an undergraduate degree in molecular biology (Yale University).